|A common feature of every society has been the integral role of music. It seems that whatever the location, however desert-like, tropical, rural or urban, people have felt and continue to feel an overwhelming urge to express themselves and interpret their world through music. Music-making is often an indispensable ingredient in the daily life of communities, not only to accompany rhythmic and repetitive actions such as grinding seeds, rocking babies or rowing boats, but also to perform a crucial role on special occasions such as weddings, childbirth, harvest, hunting and death.|
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